LEVEL 3 MAORI PERFORMING ARTS – L3MPA

Learning Area: Maori
Qualification: NCEA Level 3

Poipoia te kakano, kia puawai

This Māori Performing Arts course will allow students to learn and develop their skills in the areas of poi, haka, mōteatea and waiata-ā-ringa. Students will learn different types of songs and the protocols of the performing arts will be taught through practical application and research.
A major component of this course is performance and students will be expected to participate in a minimum of two performances in order to fulfil this component.

Course Components:

Kaupapa/Themes covered in this class will be focused around people associated with the world of Māori Performing Arts and the components of performance

  • Waiata-ā-ringa themes and tikanga associated with these types
  • Haka themes and tikanga associated with these  types
  • Mōteatea themes and tikanga associated with these types
  • Hīmene themes and tikanga associated with these types
  • Compositions
  • Personal response to performances
  • Factors that have influenced the development of Māori Performing Arts

External Credits:                                    N/A
Internal Credits:                                    10 Level 3 MPA Credits, 10 Level 3 Dance Credits, 30 MPA Credits at Level 4
Literacy:                                                   N/A
Entry Recommendations:                    Students must have gained the 10 performance credits at Level 3 before being eligible to complete Level 4

NCEA LEVEL 1
NCEA LEVEL 2
NCEA LEVEL 3